2002 Regular Session (California Session Laws)

1375 results for 2002 Regular Session (California Session Laws)

  • Chapter 821, SB 1230 – Human cloning.

    Existing law, until January 1, 2003, prohibits a person from cloning a human being, and from purchasing or selling an ovum, zygote, embryo, or fetus for the purpose of cloning a human being, and authorizes the State Department of Health Services to levy administrative penalties for violation of these provisions. Existing law, until January 1, 2003, further provides that violation of this...

  • Chapter 492, AB 1859 – Special education: pupil suspension and expulsion.

    Existing law requires school districts, county offices of education, and special education local plan areas to comply with state laws that conform to the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), in order that the state may qualify for federal funds available for the education of individuals with exceptional needs. This bill would revise and recast those provisions relating to...

  • Chapter 288, SB 1561 – San Bernardino County Flood Control District: limited obligation notes.

    Existing law authorizes the San Bernardino County Flood Control District to borrow money and incur indebtedness to meet short-term needs of any district zone by action of the county board of supervisors. This bill would authorize the district to issue limited obligation notes after the adoption, by a 4/5 vote of all members of the board of the district, of a resolution. The bill would subject the

  • Chapter 1012, SB 2025 – Professions and vocations.

    (1) Existing law provides for the professional review of specified healing arts licentiates through a peer review process. Existing law provides for a peer review study by the Medical Board of California which is required to contract with the Institute for Medical Quality for the study. The institute is required to submit a written report of its findings and recommendations to the Medical Board...

  • Chapter 1017, AB 1421 – Mental health: involuntary treatment.

    Existing law, the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act, makes provision for the involuntary treatment of any person with a mental disorder who, as a result of the mental disorder, is a danger to others or to himself or herself, or is gravely disabled. This bill, until January 1, 2008, would enact the Assisted Outpatient Treatment Demonstration Project Act of 2002, which would create an assisted outpatient...

  • Chapter 214, SB 2086 – Property taxation: administration.

    Existing property tax law provides for a state grant program for the funding of local administration of the property tax. This bill would make technical changes to these provisions to correct certain cross-references. Pursuant to authorization by the California Constitution, existing property tax law establishes a welfare exemption under which property is exempt from taxation if, among other...

  • Chapter 99, AB 3008 – Budget implementation: education finance.

    The Budget Act of 2001 makes appropriations, including appropriations in regard to the state's funding obligations for school districts and community college districts, for support of state government for the 2001-02 fiscal year. This bill, in augmentation of the Budget Act of 2001, would reappropriate designated appropriations made in that act, relating to various educational programs in the...

  • Chapter 171, ACR 204 – City of San Diego's Little Italy.

    This bill would designate specified exits on Interstate 5 as the route for the destination of Little Italy and would request the Department of Transportation to determine the costs of appropriate plaques and markers and, upon receipt of donations, to erect these plaques and markers.

  • Chapter 293, AB 2362 – Vessels: sanitation devices.

    Existing law requires every peace officer of the state and of any city, county, or other public agency, all state and local public health officers, and all boating law enforcement officers to enforce certain provisions relating to vessel sanitation and any regulations adopted pursuant to those provisions. Existing law prohibits any person from disconnecting, bypassing, or operating a marine...

  • Chapter 52, SB 467 – Disability insurance.

    Existing Law provides unemployment compensation benefits for qualified unemployed individuals. In determining the disability base period for persons whose unemployment benefits for the benefit year have expired, the disability period is calculated with reference to specified 3-month periods in which the disability benefits begin. This bill would change the specified 3-month periods to include...

  • Chapter 1051, SB 1992 – Public safety: gas appliances.

    Existing law relating to state building standards and seismic safety requires the installation of earthquake sensitive or excess flow gas shutoff devices in specified buildings, and generally regulates the manufacture and sale of these devices. Existing law requires the State Architect to certify specified gas shutoff devices that are activated by motion or phenomena other than motion, as...

  • Chapter 577, AB 2165 – Pharmacy.

    Existing law, the Pharmacy Law, provides for the licensure and regulation of pharmacies, pharmacists, and other associated persons and entities by the California State Board of Pharmacy. Existing law establishes the Joint Legislative Sunset Review Committee and specifies its duties with respect to the review of various boards and commissions. This bill would require the Joint Legislative Sunset...

  • Chapter 89, ACR 135 – Ventura County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway: Korean War Veterans' Memorial Highway.

    This measure would designate that portion of State Highway Route 1 located in Ventura County as the "Ventura County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway" and that portion of State Highway Route 126 between the City of Santa Paula and State Highway Route 101 as the "Korean War Veterans' Memorial Highway." The measure also would request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost of...

  • Chapter 69, SJR 37 – Alzheimer's disease.

    The measure would memorialize the President and Congress to immediately invest in various activities to prevent Alzheimer's disease, such as increasing the number of large-scale clinical trials, increasing funding of Alzheimer's disease research grants, launching an initiative on vascular disease and dementia, conducting additional research on Alzheimer's disease risk factors, and developing...

  • Chapter 630, SB 1867 – Victims of crime: indemnification.

    (1) Existing law provides for the indemnification of victims of specified types of crimes, for certain expenses for which the victim has not been and will not be reimbursed from any other source. Indemnification is made under these provisions from the Restitution Fund, which is continuously appropriated to the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board for these purposes. No...

  • Chapter 437, AB 2856 – Communications equipment insurance agent license.

    Existing law governing insurance provides for the licensure and regulation by the Insurance Commissioner of production agencies, including, among others, insurance agents, life agents, insurance brokers, travel insurance agents, cargo shipper's agents, and variable contract agents. Existing law makes it a crime to act or assume to act in a capacity for which a production agency license is...

  • Chapter 130, ACR 102 – Senator Jim Costa Highway.

    This measure would dedicate a portion of State Highway Route 180 in the County of Fresno as the "Senator Jim Costa Highway." The measure also would request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost of appropriate plaques and markers showing that special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources sufficient to cover the cost, to erect appropriate plaques and...

  • Chapter 212, SB 1742 – Political Reform Act of 1974: limitations of contributions.

    Under the existing Political Reform Act of 1974, a candidate for elective state office is authorized to return all or part of any contribution to the donor at any time. This bill would prohibit a candidate for elective state office from returning, to himself or herself, contributions that were made by the candidate to the candidate's controlled committee. The California Constitution requires the...

  • Chapter 1138, AB 2935 – Health professions: education: pharmacists: scholarship and loan repayment program.

    Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of pharmacists and pharmacies by the California State Board of Pharmacy. Existing law authorizes the imposition of a biennial license renewal fee upon pharmacists and an annual license renewal fee upon pharmacies. This bill would authorize a pharmacist and pharmacy to make a $25 contribution at the time of renewing a license, the proceeds to...

  • Chapter 1076, SB 170 – Insurers: data call: enforcement.

    Existing law provides for regulation of insurers by the Insurance Commissioner. Existing law requires insurers issuing certain types of insurance policies to provide data to the Department of Insurance on request. This bill would authorize the department to impose a civil penalty on any person subject to these data call provisions that fails to comply with the data call request.

  • Chapter 1065, AB 2495 – Mobilehomes.

    Existing law authorizes certain factory-built housing, mobilehomes, manufactured homes, or multiunit manufactured housing to be affixed to a foundation system within a mobilehome park if the installation conforms to the rules of the mobilehome park, the installation is approved, as specified, and no single structure exceeds 2 stories in height or contains more than 4 dwelling units. This bill...

  • Chapter 1040, AB 1788 – University of California: cardcheck agreements.

    Existing law establishes the University of California under the administration of the Regents of the University of California. This bill would require a service contractor of the university, as defined, to enter into a cardcheck agreement, as defined, with any labor organization that requests the agreement for the purpose of seeking to represent the service contractor's employees. The bill would...

  • Chapter 674, SB 1563 – Telecommunications: services.

    Existing law, the Public Utilities Act, sets forth the findings and declarations of the Legislature regarding described policies for telecommunications in California. This bill would include within those policies, assisting in bridging the "digital divide" by encouraging expanded access to state-of-the-art technologies for rural, inner-city, low-income, and disabled Californians, and encouraging...

  • Chapter 591, AB 2356 – Solid waste: compost contamination.

    Existing law provides that the Director of Pesticide Regulation shall endeavor to eliminate from use in the state any pesticide that endangers the agricultural or nonagricultural environment, is not beneficial for the purposes for which it is sold, or is misrepresented. Existing law specifies the circumstances under which the director may cancel the registration of, or refuse to register, a...

  • Chapter 597, SB 1372 – State Water Resources Control Board: agricultural drainage: solar evaporators.

    (1) Under the Agricultural Water Conservation and Management Act, water suppliers, as defined, individually, or in cooperation with other public agencies or persons, may institute a water conservation or efficient water management program consisting of farm and agricultural related components. Existing law, the Toxic Pits Cleanup Act of 1984, prohibits a person from discharging liquid hazardous...

  • Chapter 768, SB 1699 – Health care programs: denial of continued enrollment, suspension, and withholding of payment.

    Existing law imposes various functions and duties on the State Department of Health Services and the Director of Health Services with respect to the administration and oversight of various health programs and facilities, including the Medi-Cal program. Existing law provides that a Medi-Cal provider may be denied continued enrollment in, suspension from, or have payments withheld in connection...

  • Chapter 333, AB 1988 – Emergency Medical Services Authority: task force: emergency and trauma services.

    Existing law provides the Emergency Medical Services Authority with administrative authority over the provision of emergency medical services in the state. Under existing law, the authority is required, among other things, to assess emergency medical services needs throughout the state and to provide technical assistance for the purpose of developing emergency medical services systems. This bill...

  • Chapter 260, SB 1512 – Parental custody and control.

    (1) Existing law requires, in a proceeding to terminate the parental rights of a father in order to place a child for adoption, that notice of the proceeding be given to every person identified as the natural father or a possible natural father, except as specified. This bill would require that notice to be provided at least 10 days before the time stated in the notice for the appearance. (2)...

  • Chapter 46, AB 1354 – Emergency housing.

    Under existing law, the Department of Housing and Community Development is required to adopt regulations for the administration of the Emergency Housing and Assistance Program. Existing law further provides that, notwithstanding a specified provision of law relating to discrimination, nothing in these provisions shall be construed to preclude a provider of emergency shelter or transitional...

  • Chapter 95, ACR 218 – Harmful, nonnative weeds.

    This measure would designate and recognize the 2nd week of July as Harmful, Nonnative Weeds Awareness Week, and would encourage Californians to participate in activities during that week to raise awareness of issues concerning harmful, nonnative weeds.

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